Marcus J Carlson

Personal Website of Marcus J. Carlson

My Buffet

A colleague of mine in Colorado Springs once said, ‘some people have a full plate, Marcus has a buffet.’ This is a true statement. As my Facebook bio says, I am a: Jesus Follower. Dad. Theologian. Social Scientist. Pastor. Professor. Author. Speaker. Consultant. I work three primary jobs: First, my main, full-time gig is serving […]

Updated Bucket List

I first published by bucket list in January of 2014 and as I continue to work on this list, I find it encouraging to review where I am from time to time. I also occasionally add some items to the list and have yet to give up on anything and remove it. To Complete: See […]

Shedding

It has been a good, but full start to the year. I have decided to reduce part of my buffet of jobs and activities some more. At the end of May, I am stepping down from my undergraduate teaching role after 8 years with the same school and 10 years of undergraduate teaching as a […]

Bucket List Update

I first published by bucket list in January of 2014 and as I continue to work on this list, I find it encouraging to review where I am from time to time. I also occasionally add some items to the list and have yet to give up on anything and remove it. To Complete: Take […]

Why I like Orange…

I often get asked  why it is that I love orange so much. When I am asked, I generally offer one of a couple responses, but decided that it would be fun to write a blog about why I enjoy the color orange so much. I have always liked the color orange. It is vibrant, […]

Bucket List Update

here is the update on my bucket list! Updated Bucket List I first published by bucket list in January of 2014 and as I continue to work on this list, I find it encouraging to review where I am from time to time. I also occasionally add some items to the list and have yet […]

Keep on Learning

Leaders are life-long learners. If I pay attention, I can learn something new every day. An area of strength for me is that I have very high self-knowledge. That said, recently I learned something new about myself. One of the things I have had to do over time, especially as a leader is to grow […]

Traveling Man

The last 6 months have brought a lot of travel for my work and ministry. The work has been good, some of the best of my career. The travel has been ok as I have been in warmer weather than home. Being away from family is always tricky though. I am looking forward to the […]

School Board Part 2

Check out my school board page here. 

School Board

I have decided to run for school board for GKB schools. I decided to do so after being encouraged by many people. The incumbent decided not to run again and I am certainly glad to serve. That is my goal; to use my time, educations background and skills to serve our school and community. My […]

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